.

the car junkie daily magazine.

.

Category Archive: FUNNY STUFF, Videos

There’s Your Problem: Some Of The Greatest “What The…?!” Moments For A Mechanic!

When you’re considered the automotive know-it-all of either the neighborhood or within your group of friends, people bring you their troubles. “Hey, bro, can you just go for a quick ride?...

High Desert History: Watch The 1990 NHRA Arizona Nationals Diamond P TV Show – It’s Back This Weekend

This weekend the NHRA 2020 tour continues in Arizona with the running of the Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. This event has been a staple on the tour forever. Early in its life...

Watch Marcus Birt Take Flight In His Radial vs The World Nitrous Corvette – Hang Time Supreme!

South Georgia Motorsports Park has been known as the “Home of the Flying Cars” for years and frankly it had been a few since we have see a car do what Marcus Birt’s did during...

Jolly Good History: This 1970s Video Looks Back At Land Rover In Its Prime And Shows Off The Tough British Rigs

If we know one thing, the British are a prideful people. Pluggy, tough, and inventive, their country gave the world the Industrial Revolution, the roadmap for how to build a successful Navy, and the...

This Rolling Metal Shop Table Project Is One You Can Do At Home And Would Be Seriously Handy

I’m a big fan of shop tables that move around so you don’t need to take up all your space, all the time. Of course there is also a danger when you talk about horizontal spaces, because...

The Last Comeback: The Story Of Tim Richmond’s 1988 Daytona 500 Drama

He had a playboy reputation and had just started to gel with Hendricks Motorsports and legendary crew chief Harry Hyde. For the 1986 season, he had racked up a string of first-place finishes and...

Finnegan Gets A Birthday Surprise! It’s Amazing What Stuff Will Make A Square Body Crew Cab Guy Happy!

Normal people sometimes don’t understand the stuff that makes us car guys happy. Square body guys are even a different breed, and because some stuff is so hard to find we get pretty giddy when...

Here’s How To Make Bitchin Aluminum Seats That Pay Homage To The Original Bomber Seats Of Old.

Bomber seats are super popular in traditional hot rods, customs, and rat rods, but they aren’t for everything. I love them, and would love to have them in a couple of my projects, but I also...

Every Cam Is A Turbo Cam! Just Ask Richard Holdener. Watch The Video Before You Start Arguing.

Every cam is a turbo cam? Wait what? That doesn’t make sense. right? Well it actually does, sort of. Sure there are high performance combos that can make more power with optimal parts, such as...

NHRA Has Been Making Chassis Tech Changes In 2020 And Tim McAmis Is Here To Explain What They Mean To You.

For 2020 the NHRA has come out with some pretty significant rule changes with regards to Pro Mod chassis and more. These new rules are intended to combat some of the recent issues with parts on cars...

$10K Drag Shootout Episode 7: Rising From The Ashes, These Burned Out Racecars Come Back To Life

Participating in the 2nd $10K Drag Shootout, after being a part of the winning team in the first, has been an emotional roller coaster. We were thrilled to come back with our entire Team Bigun crew...

Project Binky Is Back! This Bitchin All-Wheel Drive Mini Project Is Getting Close To Making The Noise!

We love Project Binky, and have been following this project nearly since it started. It has been a few years, but the work going into this crazy little machine is one of those things that just makes...

Not Built Like That Anymore: Uncle Tony And The Downgrading Of Today’s Auto Parts

So, in the last month, I wound up shelling out over a thousand dollars on my 2012 Chevrolet Cruze Eco’s transmission…specifically, the hydraulic slave cylinder, the clutch, the sprung...

MORE: Videos

Beastly Snake: Watch Sal Patel’s Dodge Viper Make Nearly 3,000hp With A Twin-Turbocharged V10

Sal Patel’s Dodge Viper is insane. It still has a V10 in it, it runs 6-second quarter mile times, it has run massive speeds, and it does it all with the correct engine and a factory body, not...